Africa

18.11.2014 Reto Thumiger

A local voice from Sierra Leone

A local voice from Sierra Leone

As the world gradually forgets about Ebola, life for people in Sierra Leone continues to be affected in all areas.  Reto Thumiger, from the German speaking Editorial Team of Pressenza, writes about the situation from his personal perspective having worked for many years in the development of social projects and … »

10.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Unseen Ebola

Human Wrongs Watch ‘The Ebola epidemic has forced millions in West Africa to change how they interact, starting with the strict rule of “Don’t touch”. But for the visually impaired, like Basiru Bah in Sierra Leone, losing human contact is itself a threat to survival.’ By  … »

04.11.2014 Dario Lo Scalzo

Elections Tunisia: micro-credit fieldworker viewpoint

On the occasion of the elections in Tunisia and the recently issued results, we interviewed Bodo Lieberam, CEO of MicroCred Tunisie, a professional in the field of worldwide microfinance and living in the Country for a few years. The secular party Nidaa Tounès won the … »

31.10.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Global Media Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation

Global Media Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation

  Human Wrongs Watch The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) must come to a quick end and the global media can play a critical role in making that happen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 30 October 2014 affirmed during his visit to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Speaking … »

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